Making Decisions about High School

A few weeks ago the parents of middle school students began receiving information about high school information nights and enrollment dates. We found ourselves listening to information about academics, athletics, extracurricular activities and college requirements. Yet, it feels like just a couple years ago, I was making friends with the other kindergarten parents and schedulingContinue reading Making Decisions about High School

Acceleration and Enrichment for Advanced Learners

     Over the last several years, I have been interested in learning about the instructional and schooling needs of advanced learners.  In my coursework in gifted education, the idea that most stood out for me is that learning should be based on a child’s or teen’s area of interest.    As parents and educatorsContinue reading Acceleration and Enrichment for Advanced Learners